News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 96)

Office Closure, Cumberland County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Cumberland County area office of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal in Amherst will be closed until further notice due to a power outage.

Traffic Advisory, Slippery Road Conditions

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Cold air and road surface temperatures, combined with freezing rain are creating slippery road conditions on Nova Scotia's highways.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Highway Infrastructure Tenders Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province has awarded a road-paving contract for Yarmouth County worth $1,423,300 to re-pave a section of Highway 103.

$3.2-Million Road-Paving Contract Awarded

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

An important road connection between the South Shore and Annapolis Valley will soon be smoother and stronger thanks to a road-paving contract awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Province-wide Spring Weight Restrictions Start Monday

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Spring weight restrictions for heavy trucks will come into effect across the province at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 23.

Tenders Called for Guysborough County Paving Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A popular road connection in the Guysborough area will soon be smoother and stronger thanks to a road-paving tender called by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Tenders Called for Yarmouth County Paving Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Residents and visitors in the Pubnico area will soon be travelling on two improved road sections thanks to a tender call by the department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Tenders Called for Highway 104 Twinning

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The first visible step in the twinning of Highway 104 in the Antigonish area will begin soon thanks to a tender call by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Tenders Called for Canso Causeway Lighting Upgrade

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The road between Cape Breton and the mainland will be brighter this summer thanks to a road-improvement tender called by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Province Helps Fund Sydney Harbour Dredging Preconstruction

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal will contribute up to $2 million to help offset costs associated with an environmental assessment, related planning, engineering and technical design requirements for the proposed Sydney Harbour dredging project.

Regulation Change Allows Purple Flashing Lights on Funeral Vehicles

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A change to provincial regulations for vehicle warning lights will allow the lead car in a funeral procession to use a purple flashing or revolving light on a highway.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Spring Road Weight Restrictions On Horizon For Truckers

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Warmer temperatures will soon bring spring weight restrictions to protect provincial roads.

Traffic Advisory, Englishtown Ferry

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Road-paving Contract Awarded For Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province has awarded a road-paving contract for Lunenburg County worth $2,052,560.

Traffic Advisory, Englishtown Ferry

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Fairview Overpass Restrictions Reinforced

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

An unused lane of the Fairview overpass in the Halifax Regional Municipality is being blocked with concrete barriers to prevent vehicles from driving on that section. The lane closure is now designated with painted lines only.

Regulation Change Will Improve Truck Efficiency

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A change to provincial regulations for weight limits on specified provincial roads will allow truckers to carry larger, more efficient loads.